Monday, April 11, 2011

Special thanks to Sarah Nahabedian for sending in news items.

1. Looting from the SS “Glenelg” – Channel 7:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDmcTXstUQg
http://whitewaterfilms.wordpress.com/2011/04/07/thieves-violate-ss-glenelg/

2. Arrests in Kent over historic ship theft:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-12980240

3. Fishmonger hits out at Thames shipwreck plunderers:
http://www.southendstandard.co.uk/news/8961489.Fishmonger_hits_out_at_shipwreck_plunderers/
http://www.southendstandard.co.uk/news/southend/8952800.Fishmonger_and_friends_are_guardians_of_historic_shipwreck/

4. Recycling, not reefs, in store for old aircraft carriers:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42474098/ns/us_news-environment/

5. Seafloor explorer :
http://www.littlecreature.org/CLIENTS/ETS/game1/final/index.html

6. California islands give up evidence of early seafaring:
http://www.speroforum.com/a/51649/California-islands-give-up-evidence-of-early-seafaring

7. Nazi warplane lying off UK coast is intact:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110408/lf_nm_life/us_britain_warplane
http://au.news.yahoo.com/odd/a/-/odd/9164927/nazi-warplane-lying-off-kent-coast-is-intact/
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1374818/Nazi-bomber-comes-deep-Dornier-shot-1940-coast-Kent.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

8. Utah rock art and the Hawaiian connection:
http://www.pasthorizons.com/index.php/archives/04/2011/11461

9. Heritage designation sought for Royston breakwater wrecks :
http://www.canada.com/Heritage+designation+sought+Royston+breakwater+wrecks/4579353/story.html

10. Montenegrin maritime archaeology research project:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMu-FQblvYo
http://www.southampton.ac.uk/archaeology/research/projects/Bar%20Maritime%20Archaeology%20Project.html

11. Ruins of Jbeil’s Phoenician port to be uncovered:
http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=1&categ_id=1&article_id=126342#ixzz1I5jKL3qo

12. At sea: Ship’s cats:
http://www.purr-n-fur.org.uk/featuring/war02.html

13. Chinese search for Ming shipwreck off Kenyan coast:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-10761840

14. Rising seas made China’s ancient mariners:
http://sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/72071/title/Rising_seas_made_Chinas_ancient_mariners

15. Shipwreck found near Saugatuck may date to 1830s:
http://www.allegannews.com/articles/2011/04/07/cr_news/4.txt

16. Ghosts of Seattle’s maritime past lie at bottom of Lake Union:
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2014677420_lakeunion04m.html

17. Texas State researcher helps find pirate cannons:
http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Texas-State-researcher-helps-find-pirate-cannons-1322356.php

18. ‘Courage and love across the sea’:
http://www.timesrecord.com/articles/2011/04/06/opinion/editorials/doc4d9c73a1c40e4658907562.txt

19. Mystic Seaport celebrates sailors’ ink:
http://www.courant.com/community/county-fairfield/hc-ap-ct-fea-tattootalesapr07,0,6276875.story
http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/view/story/ea5f8304b73641d2b0ceae4b4e281f21/CT-FEA–Tattoo-Tales/

20. See Colourful Hymns to the Sea in Hong Kong:
http://www.travelvideo.tv/news/hong-kong/04-07-2011/see-colourful-hymns-to-the-sea-in-hong-kong

21. CSS “Alabama” cannon to be displayed this weekend:
http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2011/apr/08/ship-cannon-to-be-displayed/

22. Dive into Expedition Week!
http://deepseanews.com/2011/04/dive-into-expedition-week/

23. Diver Searches for St. Paul’s Shipwreck:
http://blog.beliefnet.com/news/2011/04/diver-searches-for-st-pauls-shipwreck.php

24. Ecomuseum of the Cape Cavalleria field school:
http://www.ecomuseodecavalleria.com/en/aquaescuela.asp

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Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde